You are not alone with your questions about medical canabis – you may find the answers here.

1.What is medical cannabis?
2.Who can have medical cannabis prescribed to them?
3.Where can I buy medical cannabis in Germany?
4.Who can prescribe medical cannabis?
5.What are the most common adverse reactions?
6.What do I do if I experience adverse reactions?
7.Which formulations does medical cannabis come in?
8.Are there interactions with other medications?
9.Are there conditions which are not compatible with medical cannabis?
10.Will my health insurance provider reimburse me?
11.How is medical cannabis produced?
12.Can I travel with medical cannabis?
13.Is it legal to smoke medical cannabis?
14.Is it legal to grow my own medical cannabis?
15.Can I drive while taking medical cannabis?
What should I do in the event of an overdose?


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